The Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Maryland will be hosting a national workshop titled "Domestic Large Animals as Models for Agricultural and Biomedical Research" on March 21 and 22, 2013.  Invited speakers from 14 universities and other organizations will present their research, including members of the National Academy of Sciences.  Topics include stem cell technologies, Genomics and Biotechnology, and models of human disease, among others. These scientific presentations will be followed by an open discussion led by national program leaders from the NIFA, NIH, and NSF. 

Registration is only $10, which covers two lunches and a reception.

Please follow this link for more information and contacts on the workshop.




Le Ann Blomberg, Ph.D.

Research Leader


Animal Biosciences and Biotechnology Laboratory

Beltsville, MD

Ph.# 301-504-6338

Cell Ph. # 240-461-1699

Fax # 301-504-8623

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